This is a pamphlet I discovered at the WTS library containing a speech by one Adolf Zahn to the evangelical faculty of the Royal and Imperial University in Vienna in around 1871. It is interesting for two reasons.
First, it is fascinating to discover an intellectually vigorous Reformed movement Continue reading
We are asked to support Bush’s War because of evil Saddam Hussein.
The War was justified by a sequence of statements by Bush that have proven false or unwarranted. By unwarranted, I mean Continue reading
In an earlier installment, I assayed to “clear the field” for the beginner. Now Continue reading
This, the greatest of our Hollywood musicals, needs no commendation. Most have seen it several times and are familiar with the story. For the few that have not, you have something to look forward to.
Reviews of “The Sound of Music” are legion so I will not bother with another. A few words about the music, though, may be helpful in appreciating the movie. For, as the title suggests, it is the music that is the soul of the film. Continue reading
In commending opera, we take note of the fact that for most, it will be an acquired taste. Few that are now opera fanatics became so after the first dip of the big toe into the water. Most good things in life are not apprehended immediately. Think of your first cup of coffee, or your first whiskey. Continue reading
but not for the reason the purveyors of the term are thinking. No, it is to defend myself against those that use the expression.
Fascism has two basic usages today, one precise, and one nebulous. Continue reading